Biology B1 Key Terms

Vertebrates
Animals with a backbone- Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals
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Oviparous
Lay eggs
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Poikilotherms
Cold blooded-Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles
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Homeotherms
Warm blooded-Birds, Mammals
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Kingdoms
All living things belong to one of five groups called kingdoms.
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Animalia
Multicellular, no chlorophyll or cell wall, feed heterotrophically
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Plantae
Multicellular, obtain food autotrophically
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Fungi
Multicellular, no chlorophyll, feed saprophytically
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Protoctista
Unicellular, distinct nucleus
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Prokaryotes
Unicellular
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Heterotrophically
Find food from environment
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Autotrophically
Make food through photosynthesis
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Saprophytically
Feed on dead organic matter
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Species
Organisms capable of breeding together to produce fertile offspring
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Hybrid
The offspring of two different species- usually infertile
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Binomial
Two part name e.g **** sapiens
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Variation
Members of the same species have different characteristics
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Continuous
Can have inbetween values
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Discontinuous
Can only be in certain values or groups, no inbetweens
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Ring Species
A chain of related species that are closely connected geographically
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Adaptations
Characteristics of an organism that enable it to survive in its environment
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Lay eggs

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Oviparous

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Cold blooded-Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles

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Card 4

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Warm blooded-Birds, Mammals

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Card 5

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All living things belong to one of five groups called kingdoms.

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Comments

Swallowtail

This a good resource to use for the Edexcel classification topic. Use these cards after studying the recommended revision notes to check your understanding of the key terms.

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